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62.17 million Indonesians receive booster vaccines

Jakarta, The Indonesia Post – The COVID-19 Task Force reported that 62,173,952 Indonesians had received booster vaccines, according to data compiled in Jakarta, Thursday.

The third vaccinator increased significantly in a day, namely 12,199 people, compared to 4,587 people who vaccinated the first, 3,697 people who vaccinated the second, and 1,437 health workers

In addition, as many as 204,232,501 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

There were 170,843,370 people who had undergone a complete dose of vaccination.

The government held the fourth dose of COVID-29 vaccination for health workers, and currently 515,178 people have undergone it.

The government targets 234,666,020 people in Indonesia to undergo the COVID-19 vaccination program to achieve herd immunity from diseases that attack the respiratory system.

The Task Force for Handling COVID-19, the Executive Board of the Indonesian Doctors Association (PB IDI), Erlina Burhan, asked the public not to be euphoric with the COVID-19 situation, which tends to be under control at this time.

Erlina at the media briefing “The Importance of Booster Vaccinations in Protecting the Community from Serious Consequences of COVID-19 Disease including Hospitalization and Death”, reminded that the current COVID-19 pandemic is still unpredictable, the situation is still very dynamic.

The doctor who specializes in pulmonology and respiratory medicine (lungs) hopes that good habits of clean and healthy living behavior (PHBS) such as washing hands, wearing masks must still be implemented. In addition, the coverage of booster vaccination should also be increased. (mhn/bbs)

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